Barton Slavin

New York, New York

General Specialty

Attorney Grievance Proceedings
Case Investigation Practices and Procedures
Commercial Litigation
Estate Litigation
Legal Ethics
Litigation Practices and Procedures
Personal Injury Litigation
Real Estate Transactions
Trust & Estate Proceedings Practices and Procedures

Specialty Focus

Legal Ethics
Litigation Practices and Procedures

With over forty (40) years as a practicing attorney, Barton L. Slavin, Esq. leads a staff and network of experienced attorneys that meets both small corporate and personal legal needs.

Mr. Slavin is a proud Brooklyn Technical High School graduate. His undergraduate degree was from University of Buffalo, cum laude. His law degree is from Brooklyn Law School. He was admitted to the Bar in 1983, is licensed in all New York State Courts, Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

He is or has been a member of the New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York County Lawyers Association, and the Defense Research Institute. He has won awards for his Pro-Bono activities from The Brooklyn Bar Association – Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. He has served as a Panelist for the NYSBA Trial Academy, which consists of classes that trains attorneys on how to be a trial lawyer.

Since his admission to the Bar, Mr. Slavin has handled many complex injury claims involving bicycle accidents, wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, paraplegia, significant limb and spinal injuries and industrial accidents. He has argued Labor Law 240(1), medical malpractice, and cases in other areas of the law in the Appellate Divisions of the New York Courts.

He served as President of The Brooklyn Bar Association (June 2006 to June 2007), having served as a Trustee and Executive Board Member for many years. He has served as a Member of the Grievance Disciplinary Committee of the 2nd, 11th and 12th Judicial Districts, Second Department, State of New York (years 2006 to 2014). He has been a Speaker lecturing newly admitted Attorneys (years 2006, 2008, 2010) at the request of Hon. A. Gail Prudenti, then the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department, State of New York. He has been the Chair of the Membership Committee, and Co-Chair of the Outreach to Orthodox Attorneys Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association. He currently is a member of the Judiciary Committee, the Supreme Court Committee and several other Committees of the Brooklyn Bar Association.  He has served as a Delegate from the Second District to The House of Delegates of The New York State Bar Association and was is  an Alternate to the Nominating Committee of The New York State Bar Association. for approximately then (10) years. He has been a Speaker at Continuing Legal Education seminars of both the Brooklyn Bar Association and The City Bar. He has published legal theory articles in the Brooklyn Barrister, writes briefs on a regular basis and defends and represents attorneys at the Grievance Committees.



  • BA – University of Buffalo
  • JD – Brooklyn Law School

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